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Valencia MotoGP: Stoner snatches victory from Spies

2011 MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda) stole his tenth win of the year from Ben Spies on the finish line, having managed to get the drive out of the final corner to power past Spies and win the last 800cc MotoGP race by just 0.015 seconds. Ben Spies had looked certain to take his second victory of the season for ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • MotoGP
  • 06 November 2011

Portugal WSB: Checa wins fifteenth race of season

2011 WSB champion Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) took his fifteenth race win of the season at Portimao, passing Sylvain Guintoli (Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing) with three laps remaining to take victory. Guintoli, who finished second, rode consistently throughout the race leading from the second lap where the Frenchman managed to pass Jonathan Rea (Castrol Honda) at turn one. Eugene Laverty (Yamaha ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 16 October 2011

Misano MotoGP: Lorenzo dominates to take victory

Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) made a very strong start at Misano to lead the race from start to finish, taking the lead from Casey Stoner early in the first lap and reducing Stoner's championship lead to 35 points. Lorenzo rode very consistently to stretch a gap of just over seven seconds over Repsol Honda team mates Casey Stoner and ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • MotoGP
  • 04 September 2011

WSB Brno: Melandri holds off Biaggi for race one win

Yamaha World Superbike Team rider Marco Melandri held off Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) in an extremely close race one to take his fourth win of the season at Brno. Biaggi led from pole until Melandri stole the lead in the eighth lap. The Italian riders were then embroiled in a battle for first, trading places until Melandri reclaimed ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • World Superbikes
  • 10 July 2011

BSB Snetterton 300: Kiyonari takes race two win

HM Plant Honda rider Ryuichi Kiyonari took his seventh victory at Snetterton in the final race of the day, snatching the lead as John Hopkins (Samsung Crescent Racing Suzuki) clashed with Shane Byrne (HM Plant Honda) trying to make a pass in the final lap of the restarted race. Josh Brookes (Relentless Suzuki by TAS) took advantage of the melee ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • British Superbikes
  • 03 July 2011

Major fire hits M&P Motorcycles

A major fire has destroyed the Swansea headquarters of Europe's largest motorcycle parts and accessories company, M&P Motorcycles. The company has temporarily re-located to nearby premises where they are currently holding a crisis meeting. Firefighters were called to the premises in Gorseinon just before 11.30pm on Saturday evening and by midnight onlookers reported that three-quarters of the building was alight. The ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 27 June 2011

Thruxton BSB: Laverty takes race one win

Michael Laverty took his first win of the season for Swan Yamaha at a rain-soaked Thruxton. In a closely contested race one, Michael Rutter (Rapid Solicitors-Bathams Ducati) finished second ahead of Shane Byrne (HM Plant Honda), with the two riders vying for position in the final lap, culminating in Rutter re-claiming second in the final moments. Byrne put in an ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • British Superbikes
  • 30 May 2011


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